Meet Jaima!

Meet Jaima!

A big welcome to our new Administrator, Jaima McReynolds.  A native of Petersburg, Jaima lives in the Fan District and recently became a licensed Virginia Realtor.  She enjoys competitive volleyball at the Richmond Volleyball Club, sewing, and playing the piano....
APRIL IS PROFESSIONALISM MONTH

APRIL IS PROFESSIONALISM MONTH

All members of the Virginia bar are aware of their duties to the profession. And, in my experience, they perform them admirably! In mediation, the context changes and calls for some subtle adjustments. Before the mediation begins, the attorney and client need to think...
Are Courts Accessible?

Are Courts Accessible?

Do we have a great court system in America? Yes. Could we make it better? Yes. Society changes; it is challenging for institutions to meet changes while preserving their strength.  Tradition and dignity are strengths of the court system. Stuffiness and impracticality...

Divorce- An Adjustment of Heart and Mind

Being with couples in a divorce mediation has been a rich experience for me. As a Judge, I saw so little of the people themselves. Only the admissible evidence and the legal arguments came before me in the formality of the courtroom.  In a mediation, I see two people...